Going For The Gold: Elegance In December Holidays

Going For The Gold: Elegance In December Holidays

Can one have an elegant wardrobe for the holidays and still be on the Good-For-Planet-Earth road of slow fashion (look for well-made 2nd hand/make-it-yourself/buy from local designers or producers)? See what you think after the looks below. In getting ready for a holiday get-together, casual or dressy, I'm inclined to pick silk, velvet, or beaded [...]

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Red Fit and Flair

Red Fit and Flair

We all have our LBDs but do you have your little red dress? I've been having fun styling my red fit and flair lined dress by Calvin Klein. It's always a favorite of mine for special events. This dress has twenty-four gores--can really swish & swing--and is so much fun to wear. Using three stylings, [...]

The One I Almost Left Behind & 2nd Loved 1st Friday Link-Up

The One I Almost Left Behind & 2nd Loved 1st Friday Link-Up

About fifteen years ago, I was rummaging through my favorite local flea market (still my favorite). I usually went there then to find vintage glass and kitchen ware. However, on that summer day, I saw two Pendleton 49'ers hanging in a back booth, both in good condition and each only $5! I grabbed the one [...]

To The Canyon We Went

To The Canyon We Went

Packing for our big adventure to the Grand Canyon was a challenge. In retrospect, both Michael and I took too much. For myself, I wanted things that would take me from the Grand Canyon’s cooler North Rim to the warmer South Rim. On Southwest Airlines, we have one checked bag each which meant that I [...]

Red, Tan & Brown-2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup

Red, Tan & Brown-2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup

In September, when shopping at Savers (a for-profit thrift store), a red oversized wool blend sweater made a flying leap off its rack into my cart! OK, I know you don’t believe that. It was more like I made a flying leap towards it, grabbed and headed for the dressing rooms. And that is the [...]